National Trust for Scotland - Corrieshalloch Gorge

Business Type

Activity Provider

Address

Corrieshalloch Gorge National Nature Reserve, Braemore, Wester Ross , IV23 2PJ

Telephone

0844 4932224

Email

inverewe at nts dot org dot uk

One of Wester Ross's 5 BIG REASONS to visit here!

Corrieshalloch may mean ‘Ugly Hollow’ in Gaelic, but there is nothing ugly about Corrieshalloch Gorge National Nature Reserve, a deep tree-shrouded chasm and beauty spot that cuts through a Highland wilderness rich in flora and fauna. Corrieshalloch is a slot gorge, or box-canyon, that was cut as far back as 2.6million years ago by Ice Age glacial meltwater. The River Droma forges through the gorge, dramatically dropping 100 metres in just 1.25km through a series of waterfalls, including the thunderous 45m high Falls of Measach.

A brace of trails opens up the gorge to walkers, with a Victorian suspension bridge built by Sir John Fowler (one of the chief engineers behind the Forth Bridge), a jaw-dropping viewing platform and a viewpoint on hand to help visitors appreciate the full drama of Corrieshalloch Gorge, one of the wonders of the West Highlands.

 

 

 

Download the walking and trails Guide for Corrieshalloch

 

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